Victoria Events – Vikings at the Royal BC Museum May 16-Nov. 11, 2014

Events Victoria

Friday, May 16, 2014 to Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – “Vikings: Lives Beyond the Legends” – open daily 10 am to 5 pm at the Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC 

This is the first North American stop for this incredible exhibition. Vikings: Lives Beyond the Legends challenges the common knowledge and understanding of the Vikings culture as they emerge in a fascinating new light. See hundreds of rare artifacts – jewelry, swords, axes, and clothing – many of which have never been shown outside Scandinavia. This interactive exhibition explores all the insights into Viking domestic life, death rituals, the significance of their craft, the power of mythology and the symbolism of their ships.

The exhibition is a joint venture between and produced by The Swedish History Museum in Sweden and MuseumsPartner in Austria. 

Victoria Event Details: 

Event: Vikings: Lives Beyond the Legends

Date: Friday, May 16, 2014 10 am to 5 pm till November 11, 2014
Location: Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC

Tickets: Call: 250-356-7226 or email:

Also check out the Museum website:

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